The annual and hourly salary statistics of mechanical engineers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of mechanical engineers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$54,310|
|25th Percentile Wage||$65,090|
|50th Percentile Wage||$77,940|
|75th Percentile Wage||$95,110|
|90th Percentile Wage||$112,200|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,200. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,310.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $77,940 in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is in the middle of salary range for mechanical engineers in state of Wisconsin. In comparison, the annual salary of mechanical engineers in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is 10.8 percent (10.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Sheboygan and 21.4 percent (21.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington|| |
|La Crosse|| |
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis|| |
|Lake County-Kenosha County|| |
|Fond du Lac|| |
|Eastern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Green Bay|| |
|South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Eau Claire|| |
|West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area|| |